An interpretive error perpetuated by many hard materialists is that spiritual states do not exist. This, I believe, is category error. Spiritual states do exist
Once the muscular contraction is ‘triggered’ at will in the centre of the forehead – then the mind is focused so that the hyper ‘imaginative’
I have been engaged in the activity of Buddhist meditation for over three decades. In that time, I have experienced a number of ‘states’ marked
Dear Gillian It strikes me that life is prolonged through sentiment, but what if life is just as long as it is meant to be?
Dear Gillian When I sit quietly, reality is a direct experience. It is deep, loving, caring and boundless. There is a ‘source’ but language cannot
The interface between Ch’an Buddhist practice and Christian practice is that of contemplative prayer. Contemplative prayer is preferably ‘silent’, and comprised of a single, meaningful, one-syllable word.